labored

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

labored

adjective

: produced or done with great effort

: not having an easy or natural quality

Full Definition of LABORED

:  produced or performed with labor <labored breathing>; also :  lacking ease of expression <a labored speech>

Examples of LABORED

  1. The patient's symptoms included a rapid pulse and labored breathing.
  2. The movie's dialogue seems very labored.

First Known Use of LABORED

1608

la·bored

adjective \ˈlā-bərd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LABORED

: produced or performed with difficulty or strain <labored breathing>

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